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Apple Product Announcements Inaugurate the Steve Jobs Theater

Apple christened the new Steve Jobs Theater with a show featuring new Apple Watches, new Apple TVs, and new iPhones.Show full article

Apple Watch Series 3 Goes Cellular

Apple has announced the Apple Watch Series 3, which beefs up the smartwatch’s hardware in a variety of ways, most notably the addition of LTE cellular access. It’s a nice refresh but may not cause existing Apple Watch owners to buy again.Show full article

Apple TV Finally Enters the 4K Realm, but It Will Cost You

Apple will soon upgrade the Apple TV to 4K, but sticker shock may have you looking at alternatives.Show full article

Apple Introduces iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X

As expected, Apple took the wraps off a slate of new iPhones: the evolutionary iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and the revolutionary iPhone X, which boasts a gorgeous edge-to-edge screen and drops the Home button, replacing Touch ID with Face ID. If you’re in the market for a new iPhone, which will you choose, given the iPhone X’s longer wait and higher price?Show full article

You Can’t Protect Yourself from the Equifax Breach

Credit-reporting agency Equifax has exposed the private information of 143 million Americans. Rich Mogull outlines some steps you can take, but they won’t amount to much until the system changes.Show full article

iTunes 12.7 Giveth, but Mostly It Taketh Apps and Ringtones Away

Apple has updated iTunes, as it often does around this time of year. The new iTunes 12.7 has a few minor tweaks and one huge change: the removal of the iOS App Store. iTunes expert Kirk McElhearn looks at the most significant changes and digs into problems and solutions for those who manage iOS apps from their Macs.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 18 September 2017

Notable software releases this week include iFlicks 2.4.8, BBEdit 11.6.8, Fission 2.4.1, ChronoSync 4.8, and SuperDuper 2.9.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 18 September 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, macOS 10.13 High Sierra won’t support APFS on Fusion Drives at first, Apple has banned fraudulent “virus scanners” from the iOS App Store, you can now watch HDR iTunes movies on 2017 iPad Pro models, and, speaking of the iPad Pro, Apple has quietly raised the price of many of its configurations.Show full article

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